WCJS 41 12 wheel (later, 4-w bogies) Dining Carriage built 1892

WCJS 41 12 wheel (later, 4-w bogies) Dining Carriage built 1892

WCJS 41 12 wheel (later, 4-w bogies) Dining Carriage built 1892
WCJS 41 12 wheel (later, 4-w bogies) Dining Carriage built 1892

 

Present Location Carnforth
County Location Lancashire
Designed For WCJS
Build Location Wolverton
Diagram number LNW41
Type RF
First Number 41
Later Numbers 484, 15555, 45018, 99052
Gauge 4ft 8 1/2in
Wheel Arrangement 4-w bogies
Original Underframe No
Original Bogies/Wheelsets No
Additional Notes Built with 6-wheel bogies. To Caledonian 1905, rebuilt 1918 with 4-wheel bogies, new BRCW underframe 1927. Inspection Saloon from 1933, new Gresley bogies 1955. End collision damage 1960, rebuilt as Observation Car. W 72, sold to W McAlpine: Resco 1982, GS&WR for Royal Scotsman, then 1990 Queen of Scots and to Carnforth: 1991 to St Leonards: 1997 Clapham: sold to West Coast Railways and again to Carnforth 11/08. Still in use with Queen of Scots (Set CS57) but by 10/12 painted in "an approximation of Crimson Lake with gold lining".
Owner West Coast Railway Company
External Structural Condition Good
Internal Structural Condition Good
Underframe Condition Good
External Finish Good
Internal Finish Good
Degree of External Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Internal Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of Underframe/Running Gear Originality As built/last Passenger rebuild (BR or before)
Degree of External Authenticity Good
Degree of Internal Authenticity Good
Degree of Underframe Authenticity Good
Rarity Unique
Historical Importance Very Important
Storage Secure Building
Operating Yes
Survey Date 25/05/2009
Surveyor David Wigley
Photo Date 19/05/2013
Photo by Walter Plinge
At Risk No
Date Record Last Updated 10/04/2016


 

 














 

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